11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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11 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Isla de Vieques
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h
2
El Yunque National Forest
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Rincon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
San Juan
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Calgary

2
nights
Isla de Vieques

Isla de Vieques ©
For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Step out of the city life by going to Caracas Beach and Secret Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sun Bay Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Chiva and take a leisurely stroll along Malecon.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Isla de Vieques road trip tool .

Calgary, Canada to Isla de Vieques is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Calgary to Isla de Vieques due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in February, things will get much hotter in Isla de Vieques: highs are around 33°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Chiva ©
La Chiva
Caracas Beach ©
Caracas Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque National Forest ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) and then take a peaceful walk through El Yunque Rain Forest. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then get interesting insight from Tours.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. In February in El Yunque National Forest, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rincon.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls) ©
Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Zipline

2
nights
Rincon

Rincon ©
A seaside playground in the Caribbean, Rincon was a small agricultural and fishing town until it hosted the 1968 World Surfing Championship.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at El Faro Lighthouse, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crashboat Beach. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Domes Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandy Beach, and then kick back and relax at Playa Rompe Olas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rincon trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from El Yunque National Forest to Rincon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In February, daily temperatures in Rincon can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Juan.

Things to do in Rincon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Aguadilla
Highlights from your plan
El Faro Lighthouse ©
El Faro Lighthouse
Crashboat Beach ©
Crashboat Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
San Juan

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old San Juan and Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paseo de la Princesa and Sitio Histórico de San Juan. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Isla Verde Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and appreciate the history behind Paseo de los Presidentes.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Juan trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Rincon to San Juan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and shuttle. Traveling from Rincon in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in San Juan. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Paseo de la Princesa ©
Paseo de la Princesa

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